Animal scientists rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, animal scientists rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 29% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy animal scientists are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Conservation scientist
3.6
$63k
Mathematician
3.6
$105k
Animal scientist
3.5
$60k
Veterinary assistant
3.5
$23k
Physicist
3.5
$123k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are animal scientists happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do animal scientists find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as animal scientists?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are animal scientist’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are animal scientists making the best use of their abilities?

Are animal scientists happy with their salary?